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Bahrain jails prominent activist Rajab for 3 years

Bahrain jails prominent activist Rajab for 3 years Bahraini Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has been sentenced to three years in jail for “participation in an illegal assembly” and “calling for a march without prior notification.” Rajab has been in … Continue reading

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Bahrain: The re-arrest of leading human rights defender Nabeel Rajab

Bahrain: The re-arrest of leading human rights defender Nabeel Rajab. 08 June 2012 BCHR On the morning of 6 June 2012, prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab has been re-arrested after he got a summons the day before on charges … Continue reading

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First session of Court of Appeal in the case of the 21 political leaders and activists held under tight security procedures

20 May 2012 Bahrain Center for Human Rights documents the proceedings of the Bahraini court to which hundreds of defendants are taken since the start of the uprising on 14 February 2011 and thereafter, where all capabilities of the security … Continue reading

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The Case of The Missing Interview with Nabeel Rajab, Head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights

This article should have contained an interview with the Head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) Nabeel Rajab, who was arrested on 7 May, three days before our planned meeting in Manama, Bahrain. Due to the fact that … Continue reading

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Bahrain activist says charge over tweets ‘vindictive’

DUBAI — Prominent Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab told a court on Wednesday that a charge that he tweeted insults against the government was “vindictive,” as dozens of lawyers turned up to defend him. “The charge against me is vindictive … Continue reading

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